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Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
9
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eric Hynes
Comments:
beautiful weather; low tide was at 0612
Species
52 species total
4
American Black Duck
4
Wild Turkey
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4
6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
Mourning Dove
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
65
Black-bellied Plover

adults in various stages of molting

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 65
14
Semipalmated Plover
1
Upland Sandpiper

a real shocker - obviously a new bird for me here, stood off by itself on the mudflats but near the tall grass shoreline; it took off and appeared to fly possibly up to a perch

X
Least Sandpiper

heard in flight several times but never had a visual

1500
Semipalmated Sandpiper

as many as I can ever remember seeing here, scattered throughout the estuary

30
Short-billed Dowitcher
2
Spotted Sandpiper
6
Greater Yellowlegs
22
Lesser Yellowlegs
7
Bonaparte's Gull

adults starting to molt but mostly dark heads

80
Ring-billed Gull
60
Herring Gull
4
Great Black-backed Gull
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4
6
Common Tern
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 5
20
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret

unusual for this site

9
Snowy Egret

I think this is a high count for the summer

1
Black-crowned Night-Heron

flew to a perch on the opposite side of the river

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
3
Osprey
1
Cooper's Hawk

high speed hunting flight along the edge of the north meadow

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Red-tailed Hawk

looked fresh out the wrapper, crisp feather edges, lots of calling (begging?)

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Great Horned Owl

being harassed mercilessly by crows

1
Belted Kingfisher
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Downy Woodpecker
1
Eastern Phoebe
3
Red-eyed Vireo
1
Blue Jay
8
American Crow
10
Barn Swallow
6
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
3
White-breasted Nuthatch
3
House Wren
4
American Robin
6
Gray Catbird
20
Cedar Waxwing
15
American Goldfinch
20
Song Sparrow
10
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird

juvenile begging and being fed by an adult male Common Yellowthroat

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
3
Black-and-white Warbler

two birds singing away

2
Common Yellowthroat
1
American Redstart
5
Yellow Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
4
House Sparrow
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes